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An exponent and prime problem (Posted on 2007-01-06) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Given that n is a positive prime number. Determine analytically all possible n such that 2n + n2 is a prime number.

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re: needs a second attempt | Comment 3 of 6 |
(In reply to needs a second attempt by elementofsurprize)

The fundamental tenets inclusive of the problem under reference
may not be satisfied for all odd numbers n.
For example, when n= 11; we obtain, 2^11 + 11^2 = 2169 which is divisible by 9.
It may also be noted that according to conditions of the problem, n is a positive prime number.


  Posted by K Sengupta on 2007-01-06 14:52:11
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